Tag Archives: secession

Trying to piece together the young life of my great grandmother, Minnie Florian Wise

The woman to the right is my great grandmother. Her name was Minnie Florence Wise, and she was born on December 9, 1892, in Montgomery County, Kentucky, which is about 30 miles east of Lexington, where, if I’m not mistaken, her grandfather, John Anderson Wise (1823-1893), fought on the side of the Union during the […]

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Swine flu outbreak finds nation unprepared

A few weeks ago, claiming that the good people of Texas had had enough of big government, Rick Perry, the Governor of Texas, said that his state was considering secession. Today, however, facing a swine flu pandemic from Mexico, the Governor who hates America is begging for federal help. Hopefully, the feds will be able […]

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I’m through giving Texas the benefit of the doubt

A few days ago, we were talking here on the site about the Governor of Texas, and some comments that he had made concerning the possibility of secession. I think I mentioned at the time that I’d be all for it, given the good folks of Austin were given enough time to pack their belongings […]

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The great Ypsilanti Tea Party

When I got home from work tonight, I found a disk in my mailbox containing photos of today’s Tea Party protest in Ypsilanti. What you see here are a few highlights from the event. The photos were taken by Oliva, who I’d like to thank for taking the time and going to the effort. I […]

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